Compare IBM DataPower Gateway vs. Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager

IBM DataPower Gateway is ranked 10th in API Management with 3 reviews while Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is ranked 6th in API Management with 8 reviews. IBM DataPower Gateway is rated 7.4, while Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of IBM DataPower Gateway writes "Deals with multiple protocols, but "WTX" components are problematic". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager writes "Good API management and an excellent enterprise platform". IBM DataPower Gateway is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, Mule ESB, Apigee, NGINX Plus and webMethods Integration Server, whereas Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is most compared with Apigee, Microsoft Azure API Management, Amazon API Gateway, IBM API Connect and Kong Enterprise. See our IBM DataPower Gateway vs. Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager report.
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The API Connect gateway service and the SQL injection feature is good.It's high-speed and it can be remotely administered via an API.The solution is very easy to work with.

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The developer portal is easy to integrate. It is easy to use, easy to integrate, and I like the developer portal.The most important features are the API management and API development.The documentation is great; it is always up to date and well-presented.One of the more valuable features is the stability of the platform.The most valuable features are API development and API management.Whenever there was an issue, the support was excellent.The most valuable feature is the ability to investigate APIs.The ESB, the enterprise service bus is what we primarily use. In addition to that, the API management. These are the two tools which we have been using extensively. The enterprise platform.

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Scripting needs improvement. It's hard for our customers.The components that they include in the product that are, in fact, a WTX, really need to be removed from the product because they tend to fail.The solution requires a lot of training manuals in order to get to know it better and to be able to use it effectively.

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I would like to see more automation. Operations are done manually. It should also automate in the operation.The API gateway and API runtime are too heavy, which means that it is not suitable for microservices.The initial setup is very complex.Not many stand-out features.The most important thing that should be improved is that it is too heavy.The pricing is quite expensive. It should be adjusted to make it more affordable for users.Better documentation to help explain each of the features would be really helpful.Rather than focusing on numbers, they should focus more on the customer support service.

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The licensing fees are approximately $80,000 USD per year and there are costs for additional functionality, as well as premiums for connectors to systems such as Oracle and SAP.I'm unsure about licensing costs because I'm not the person who handles this. But, ballpark, it's probably somewhere around $300,000-$400,000 or something like that.

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Also Known As
WebSphere DataPower, IBM DataPower, IBM WebSphere DataPowerAnypoint API Manager

IBM DataPower Gateway is a single multi-channel gateway that helps provide security, control, integration and optimized access to a full range of mobile, web, application programming interface (API), service-oriented architecture (SOA), B2B and cloud workloads. It enables you to rapidly expand the scope of valuable IT assets to new channels - giving customers, employees and partners access to critical resources. It is available in the following form factors: physical, virtual, cloud, Linux and Docker.

API Manager is a component of Anypoint Platform for designing, building, managing, and publishing APIs. Anypoint Platform uses Mule as its core runtime engine. You can use API Manager on a public cloud, such as CloudHub, a private cloud, or a hybrid. A hybrid deployment is an API deployed on a private server but having metadata processed in the public cloud.

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Sample Customers
RBL Bank, AvailityCoca-Cola, Splunk, Citrix, UCSF, Vertu, State of Colorado, National Post, TiVo, Deakin, LLS, Oldcastle Precast, ParcelPoint, Justice Systems, Ube, Sumitomo Corporation, PacificComp, University of Witwatersrand, Groupe Initiatives, Camelot, Panviva
Top Industries
Computer Software Company41%
Insurance Company11%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company8%
Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider13%
Computer Retailer13%
Financial Services Firm13%
Computer Software Company40%
Media Company9%
Comms Service Provider8%
Insurance Company6%
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